"How to Steal a Million"
Friends of the Woburn Public Library
Author Barbara Shapiro. Presented by the Burbeen Lecture Series, at the Joyce Middle School.
Enjoy an evening with Barbara Shapiro, author of The Art Forger. Following her presentation, she will answer questions about the book. Copies will be available for purchase, and Ms. Shapiro will sign books.
Book Discussion @ the Woburn Public Library. Join Andrea Bunker, Assistant Director of the Woburn Public Library, for a lively discussion of the Woburn Reads 2014 book selection - The Art Forger, by Barbara Shapiro.
Art Demonstration by Joseph Leto and Keiko Richter of the Woburn Guild of Artists at the Woburn Public Library. Mr. Leto will take you on a tour of where and how famous artists found their creativity and inspiration. During this lecture, noted visual artist Keiko Richter will paint her own masterpiece from the inspiration she feels, exhibiting the creative process.
Hosted by the Woburn Historical Society at Woburn Memorial High School. Anthony Amore, Director of Security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and author of Stealing Rembrandts, will discuss notorious art thefts from around the world, including the Gardner heist. His book will be available for purchase.
At the Woburn Public Library study hall, the Friends of the Library will host "Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department". This is an illustrated lecture by Margaret R. Sullivan, the Records Manager and Archivist of the Boston Police Department. She will expound on new research that has identified Sergeant Homer as Boston's first African American police officer. He was appointed in 1878 and promoted to Sergeant in 1895, Homer served with distinction for more than 40 years.